Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
AWUS83 KPAH 131947
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
247 PM CDT TUE OCT 13 2015
Cooler temperatures were experienced this morning behind yesterday`s
cold frontal passage. Readings in the mid 40s to low 50s were common
early this morning under clear skies. With wall to wall sunshine
temperatures warmed up quickly in the dry airmass with 2pm readings
into the low to mid 70s. A few clouds have been observed over parts
of southern IL this afternoon. Northwest winds have gusted up around
20 mph in spots with the the tight gradient in place as high
pressure pushes into the area.
Near normal temperatures will be seen through Thursday with highs in
the 70s and lows in the 40s as high pressure provides continued dry
weather. A cold front passing through Thursday night will provide
the only chance at precipitation until mid next week. However,
amounts will be quite light and many locations will remain dry. The
coldest weekend of the season so far is on tap with highs only in
the upper 50s to lower 60s and lows dipping down into the 30s on
Saturday night. Patchy frost is possible with clear and calm
conditions in place.
For a more detailed meteorological discussion, please refer to
Area Forecast Discussion product (SDFAFDPAH).